Whooping cough cases reported in Highlands County SEBRING - Two cases of pertusis, better known as whooping cough, have been reported in Highlands County over the weekend, and health officials are encouraging residents to ensure they have been vaccinated against the disease.
June 22, 2013 - Highlands Today
CDC: HPV vaccine more effective than expected ATLANTA, June 20 (UPI) -- The vaccine against human papillomavirus infections is more effective than expected, but only a third of U.S. girls age 13-17 are vaccinated, officials say.
June 21, 2013 - UPI
Leona Aglukkaq in Reuters Preliminary results indicate the risk to public health is low and that Canadians who have been vaccinated against the regular, seasonal flu should have some immunity to this new flu strain,Canada's health minister, Leona Aglukkaq, said in a...
Glenn in Seattle Post Intelligencer The message is get your kids vaccinated or get an exemption,said Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey. "You can't just sit on the fence."
Julie Gerberding in Infection Control Today Getting vaccinated is the single best way for people to protect not only themselves against flu, but their loved ones as well,said CDC director Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH. "National interest in getting a flu vaccination has traditionally...